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Chicago's own Erika Neumayer recently created her Rare line of dirindl to bring more color, texture, life and fashion into the market.



German American Police Association of Greater Milwaukee

Get ready for next year's Oktoberfest with
reasonably priced Bavarian/Austrian dirndls, men's hats, jackets, vests & lederhosen, etc.!

German language classes for children and adults

German School Director Alexandra Pradella-Ott
with John Schuld,John Huinker, Joe Kirchens & Roger Haas


International German American Police Association of Philadelphia


New York City Von Steuben Association

Built by German immigrants in 1889!
St. Alphonsus still offers the only German speaking Catholic mass in Chicagoland!

St. Alphonsus

Lodge 7, Chicago Fraternal Order of Police

Ken Hauser, GAPA Member
FOP Pension Board, (773) 763-0079

What rates in Cop Gear?
Police Equipment
The finest in police equipment for our nation's finest!

We also thank our generous benefactors and ask our members and friends to patronize them in the spirit of German American Gemeinschaft (Community):
Hofbrau Beer/Louis Glunz Beer,Inc: 7100 N Capital Dr., Lincolnwood, IL  (847-763-0712).
Chicago Brauhaus, German-American Restaurant, Live Entertainment & Dancing Nightly, 4732 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60625 773-784-444, .

Schmeissers Sausage: 7649 N Milwaukee, Niles, IL (847-967-8995).
Paulina Market: 3501 N LincolnAve., Chicago, IL  (773-248-6272).

Michael Lodermeier, Esq. Attorney at Law, 110 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL  60610  (312) 467-0421.

Dr. Jennifer Kirchens, DPM, Physician & Surgeon of the Foot & Ankle, Midwest Foot & Ankle Clinics/Diabetic Foot Institute, Ressurrection Medical Center Professional Building, 7447 W. Talcott Ave., Suite 221, Chicago, IL  60631   (847) 398-8637, Fax  (847) 398-4349; .

Cop Pedalers-For All Your Bike Patrol Needs; Ray Ranne, VP, Product Manager, Chicago Police Officer; Cell-773-410-1034,

All Star Security--Security & Investigative Professionals; Timothy Schaefer President; Office Phone: 708-452-9117; Fax: 708-452-1132; Pager: 708-379-9117;; 310 Busse Highway, #307, Park Ridge, IL 60068-3251

Roofing By B. Allendorfer-A Family Tradition For Five Generations; Brian Allendorfer, Jr., President; Brian Allendorfer Roofing Co., Inc., 1240 N. Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60651; Telephone: 773-292-0600; Fax:773-292-0606; Website:; Email:

Gateway Realty & Builders, Inc., Harlan Rothgeb, ABR, Broker Associate; 773-775-4440 Office, 773-775-4651 Fax, 312-903-8998 Pager; 7033 W. Higgins, Chicago, IL.

Glunz Bavarian Haus, 4128 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL., Jim Glunz features fine German cuisine and the best imported German beers.

The Elmcrest, Banquets by Biancalana, Weddings, Corporate Functions, Holiday Parties, Dinner Dances, Anniversaries, Fashion Shows, Luncheons; 7370 W. Grand Ave., Elmwood Park, IL; 708-453-3989.

Graziano's Brick Oven Pizza, 5960 W. Touhy, Niles, IL., (847) 647-4096.

Chicago Patrolmen's Federal Credit Union, The Only Full Service Financial Institution Solely Dedicated to Serving the Needs of Chicago Police Officers and their Families; 359 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL. (312) 726-8814, (800) 326-8814.

Kevin W. Dillon, Attorney at Law, 6730 W. Higgins Ave., Chicago, IL 60656-2106, (773) 774-5180, Fax (773) 792-3331, Pager (312) 789-2081.

Farmers Insurance Group, The Held Insurance Agency (Erich Held), 6160 N. Cicero Ave., Suite 307, Chicago, IL 60646, Bus: (773) 777-8880, Fax: (773) 777-8053, Special discounts available for law enforcement officers, Home, Auto, Life, Business.

Kuhn's Delicatessens, Two Locations!  (1) 749 W. Golf Road, Market Place Shopping Center, Des Plaines, IL 60016, (847) 640-0222 or 0223; (2) 160B S. Waukegan Road, Deerbrook Shopping Center, Deerfield, IL 60015, (847) 272-4197, Open 7 days a week--Visit our Continental Cafe in Deerfield or in Des Plaines!

St. Alphonsus, 1429 W. Wellington, Chicago, IL 60657, Father James Hurlbert, Pastor, 773-525-0709; German Mass on Sunday at 9:15 am.

Preferred Investors Realty, Dionne Hunger Plywacz, Sales Agent, 7527 N. Seeley, Suite 1, Chicago, IL 60645; 773-297-2160, Fax: 866-381-4238,

Master German Craftsman/Handyman, Christian Weber: Custom build wood furniture, restore/repair wood furniture, cabinetry work, crown molding/baseboards, install closet organizers, install/refinish hardwood floors, interior/exterior painting, power wash/clean/refinish decks, install tile floors, caulk bathtubs, showers and more, framing and drywall. 312-498-8986

Cardinal Wine & Spirits for all your adult beverage needs at 4905 N. Lincoln Ave in Chicago and  at 7780 N.Milwaukee Ave in Niles; www.cardinalwineandspirits,com

Retired Chicago Police Association, 5310 N. Harlem Ave in Chicago, 773-763-5310; Organized in 1888 in order to protect the Police Pension Fund and promote the welfare of Police Pensioners, their widows and children.

Sylvia Abt, D.D.S., General Dentistry, 6509 W. Higgins, 773-631-4866. "For a beautiful smile!"

S & S Catering, Official Caterer of GAPA Chicago; 773-355-1776

S & T Automotive, Complete Automotive Repair, computer and electrical work; All major & minor repairs, 24 hour towing available, 3325 N. Knox in Chicago; 773-286-7686

The Travel Gallery, Inc. See the World. . . It's a Masterpiece! Cruise & Tour, Reunuions, Fmaily Vacations, Decade Birthdays, Honeymoons. Call 773-763-6161;

Across Town Charter, Transportation, Inc; Mini Buses*Motor Coaches* Event Planning; 708-583-2280;

Gateway Mortgage Group, Chicago Patrolmen's & GAPA Family Member, Jeffrey J.Mathey, Mortgage Consultant, NMLS # 265265; For all your financing needs for home mortages or refinancing your current home; 815-464-1914 x 6'

Forest Glen Animal Hospital, Andrew D. Orals, D.V. M., 5324 N. Elston Ave in Chicago; 773-282-2443 or

K & M Printing, 1410 Meacham Rd., Schaumburg, IL  60173, (847) 884-1100,  



Rudy Seider of Hofbrau Muenchen

Roger Haas & Rory Trausch
present Fred Schumacher of Hofbrau USA with a Special Recognition Award!

Dr. Jennifer Kirchens with father, past GAPA President Joe Kirchens

Chicago Brauhaus
Hans Hunger with Harry Kempf of the Chicago Brauhaus

Schmeissers Sausage
Brat Meister & GAPA Member, Kurt Schmeisser

S & S Catering